Morbid Love

Posted in Morbid Love, Real Men, violence against women with tags , , , , on August 15, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

 

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I probably first walked into a fight gym shortly after that so I could learn to stand up to him physically because reason and honesty weren’t working, but it was more than that. Continue reading

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Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – A novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on August 10, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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Natalie had offered to drive, but Pat declined. Continue reading

Morbid Love

Posted in Morbid Love, Real Men, violence against women with tags , , on August 6, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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‘Ever seen a human heart? It looks like a fist wrapped in blood.’

– Patrick Marber, Closer.

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I hit a few women in the time I worked as a bouncer. Continue reading

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – A Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on June 26, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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Pat found the front door of the hotel locked; he had to ring the doorbell for the night clerk to let him inside. As he climbed the stairs, the sheen of reflected light rendered the windows almost opaque but the features of the cliff-top view were printed underneath, like the lines of a sketch. Continue reading

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – a Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on June 11, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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Pat threaded his arms under Stevie’s and, locking his hands behind his neck, pulled him into a full-nelson. He dropped the neck of the broken bottle, confirming Pat’s belief that he wouldn’t vindictively attack him. Continue reading

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – a Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on June 3, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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“You’re back early,” Wally remarked as Pat walked into the office, dropping the car keys on the desk. “Johnny will be pleased.”

“Where’s my replacement? There was no bouncer on the door when I came in.”

“Getting stoned, around the corner.”

“You’re kidding me.”

“He’s an old mate of Johnny’s,” said Wally, lifting his hands in a gesture of hopelessness. “What can I do?” Continue reading

Boxing: ‘Simplicity is the Last Step in Art and the Beginning of Nature’.

Posted in Boxing, Radio National with tags , , , , , , , , , on May 27, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

 

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Without wanting to get too technical, boxing is one of few sports which delivers a truly comprehensive workout. Continue reading

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